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A Journey of Faith and Self-Discovery

A Journey of Faith and Self-Discovery

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a month-long observation of self-reflection, sacrifice, and devotion. During this period, Muslims practice fasting from dawn to sunset. At the end of Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr is celebrated. This whole journey...

Core Values

Core Values

We believe values are really important.   As individuals, you'll have your own set of values. Your top values will no doubt differ from your child's, and that's okay, but this is what will cause differences when making decisions.   Our values are embedded into the way...

The True Meaning of Easter

The True Meaning of Easter

Easter is a universal celebration. There is no place in the world that doesn’t welcome the light and joy it brings. Regardless of cultural background, Easter festivities have been a staple in the lives of many families. What is the true meaning of Easter and why is it...

St. George’s Day

St. George’s Day

How many of you knew St. George was a Turkish Arab born to a Palestinian mother and had Persian blood?     I only found out this this year! Just days after I did a podcast interview where I stated we need to do more in understanding British heritage because it's so...

3 Ways to Practice Maths at Home

3 Ways to Practice Maths at Home

3 Ways to Practice Maths at Home   Maths is like Marmite - people love it or hate it. Our own dislike for it can get projected onto our kids, continuing the never ending cycle of disengagement from a subject that offers a beautiful way of understanding the world.  ...

Tips on Improving Handwriting

Tips on Improving Handwriting

Many of us dismiss the value of crafting as just a pastime activity.   It's not.   It's an opportunity to develop key skills; fine motor skills.   In particular the following activities will really help to develop the coordination and muscles needed to use writing...

Flexible Learning Journeys

Flexible Learning Journeys

A question I get asked by people who are not part of the home education world is "Why would anyone want online learning in normal conditions outside of COVID?"   I guess it's a fair question. Especially as online learning is relatively new for many people. For most,...

Power of Language

Power of Language

We make sense of the world through our 5 senses.   We have a love of art and anything aesthetically pleasing to stimulate our sight.   We cook and eat new foods to stimulate our taste buds.   We love trying out new fragrances thanks to our olfactory bulb.   And we...

The Daunting Decision of Home Educating

The Daunting Decision of Home Educating

I was reflecting this evening, the many conversations I've had over the last decade with parents on the verge of pulling their children out of school.   The anxiety of whether it is the right decision. The fear of being judged by friends and family. The pressure from...